Macau visitation grows 40 in July

first_img Macau sees 20.6% increase in visitors in 1H19 but length of stay falling Load More Organizers reveal 1.2% increase in visitation to G2E Asia in 2019 The number of visitors arriving in Macau increased 4.0% year-on-year and 16.6% sequentially in July, according to figures released by the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) this week. The aggregate number of arrivals totaled 19.8 million, up 7.4% year-on-year.The average length of stay of visitors in July increased 0.1 days year-on-year to 1.3 days, with overnight visitors and same-day visitors numbers growing 1.7% and 6.8% respectively. However, aggregated data from January to July this year shows that the average length of stay of visitors remained steady at 1.2 days year-on-year.Mainland Chinese led the upward trend in July with a hike of 7.6% year-on-year to more than 2.1 million visitors. Almost half of them travelled under the Individual Visit Scheme, an increase of 7% year-on-year. The number of Mainland visitors from January to July exceeded 13.8 million, up 12.3%.On the other hand, the number of visitors from the Republic of Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan decreased 19.8%, 2.5% and 1.0% respectively year-on-year.Arrivals through the airport (282,232) continued to expand healthily in July with an increase of 14.3% year-on-year. However, the use of the local maritime facilities decreased annually 7.6%, with a fall of 10.7% for the same period in Outer Harbour arrivals. Border Gate arrivals increased 9.4% to over 1.5 million.center_img RelatedPosts Megawide cancels plans for casino development near Mactan-Cebu International Airportlast_img read more